Dr Tamsin Paige

Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society

Tamsin Phillipa Paige is a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society, in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at UNSW Canberra @ ADFA. Her work is interdisciplinary in nature, using qualitative sociological methods to analyse international law. She is currently working on how the ADF addresses conflict based sexual violence, and a project examining representations of law and justice in contemporary science fiction and fantasy literature. She was awarded an Endeavour Scholarship by the Australian Government for her PhD research (conducted at the University of Adelaide and Columbia Law School) on the Security Council and ‘threat to the peace’. Prior to her Security Council work she conducted research into the application and impact of international law in counter-piracy operations in Somalia. In a former life, she was a French trained, fine dining pâtissier.

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Book Chapters

Paige TP, 2017, 'The Maintenance of Heteronormativity', in Otto D (ed.), Queering International Law: Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks, edn. Routledge Research in International Law, Routledge, pp. 91 - 109

Journal articles

Paige TP, 2017, 'The Impact and Effectiveness of UNCLOS on Counter-piracy Operations', Journal of Conflict and Security Law, vol. 22, pp. 97 - 123

Paige TP, 2016, 'How Building Prisons in Somalia Promoted the Rule of Law Throughout East Africa', Global Rule of Law Exchange Papers

McLaughlin R; Paige TP, 2016, 'The Role of Information Sharing in Counter Piracy in the Horn of Africa Region: A Model for Transnational Criminal Enforcement Operations', Journal of International Law and International Relations

Paige TP, 2013, 'Piracy and Universal Jurisdiction', Macquarie Law Journal, pp. 131 - 154